(Photo by Lauren Davis)
Historic Brooklyn Neighborhood Dumbo is charmed with cobblestone roads that make bicycling through this delightful neighborhood a Paris- Roubaix race. However, when riding in style it’s best to keep to a safe route that will make your ride through this whimsical neighborhood a delight. We’ve put together a few tips to help you ride these Belgian Blocks and through any rough terrain wherever you are.
(Photo by Lauren Davis)Ride Along Flat Lines: like the photo above, some historical rail lines in the neighborhood are covered in flat pavement that make it easier for you to ride through.
(Photo by Forgotten NY)Walk Your Bike: Cobble terrains can make you feel like you’re mountain biking and if you’re not the type to pro bike your way through, take your bike for a walk instead. As an added benefit, you can check out the details of the Landmarked buildings in Dumbo.
(Photo by With Love From Brooklyn)Or better yet, rent a bike through Citi Bike NYC, where you don’t have to risk you bike tires on the cobbles and can easily park these wheels in a neighborhood station.
(Photo by Recycle-a-Bicycle)In case you do decide to go pro and ride through Dumbo like it’s the Tour de France cobblestone race and get a flat tire, you can always make your way to Recycle-a-Bicycle or Redbread Bikes where you can get your flat fixed.
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